Learn Japanese in Kobe

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Experience the real Japan away from the busy tourist spots on a Japanese course in Kobe! Kobe is one of ESL’s most popular locations in Japan, and as you study Japanese in Kobe you’ll feel what day-to-day life in Japan is like, in the centre of a city which expertly combines the modern and the traditional, the business world with natural wonders. Learn Japanese in Kobe and take in the beauty of Osaka Bay while truly immersing yourself in daily life in Japan!

Learn Japanese in Kobe
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Japanese schools in Kobe

Kobe is famed across Japan for its fashion and food, home to the incredible Kobe beef - and you’ll get to try it all on a Japanese course in Kobe! Our partner schools will make sure you make incredible progress studying Japanese in Kobe, and you’ll learn Japanese abroad just a short hop from sights such as Kobe Great Bridge and Oji Zoo. You’ll soon see how quickly you learn Japanese in Kobe when you’re surrounded by the incredible natural sights and attractions of this vibrant city!

Why study Japanese in Kobe?

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City life
  • On the beautiful island of Honshu, Kobe is a vibrant city, and as you study Japanese abroad you’ll get to explore diverse attractions such as the Hakutsuru Sake Brewery Museum and Ikuta Shrine - contact us for more information about living in Kobe.
  • On a Japanese course in Kobe, make sure to taste some of the city’s famed Kobe beef and scale the incredible Mount Rokko, which has one of the best nighttime views in all of Japan!
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  • There are plenty of ways to explore more of Japan as you study Japanese in Kobe - take a trip to Arima Onsen to experience the famed hot springs, or discover the incredible Himeji Castle!
  • Just around the Bay of Osaka, the city of the same name is the third-largest in Japan and is the place to try takoyaki and explore Osaka Castle.
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  • The perfect way to begin your Japanese course in Kobe is with a tranquil cruise around the harbour, seeing the city skyline lit up at dusk!
  • There’s also plenty for sports lovers to enjoy in the city, too, from the winter sports at Rokkosan Ski park to golf and cycle tours!

Popular questions about studying Japanese in Kobe

How much does it cost to live and study in Kobe?

Getting around Kobe is easy with the modern metro system, and you can explore all the city’s sights as you study Japanese abroad with a day ticket for 5.30 EUR (680 JPY). Expect to pay around 24 EUR (3000 JPY) for Kobe beef in a restaurant, while a regular meal might come to around 7.90 EUR (1000 JPY). ESL’s Japanese courses in Kobe start from 460 EUR per week, and you can reach out to us for a free quote for your language studies abroad!

What are the benefits of studying Japanese in Kobe?

  • Kobe is a vibrant city filled with attractions that both adults and junior learners studying Japanese in Kobe can enjoy! 
  • This incredible city is ideally located for exploring other famed destinations in Japan, so you can learn Japanese abroad while exploring more of the history and culture of this breathtaking country.

What type of Japanese courses can I study in Kobe?

On your Japanese course in Kobe, lessons will be dynamic and immersive, and you’ll practise in reduced-size groups, making quick progress. Whether you want to take a standard language course abroad or progress faster through intensive study, we have the ideal course for you. Some of the courses we offer include:

  • Lessons from A1 to C1 level, including intensive courses
  • Summer schools for 13-17-year-olds

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